Japanese Police Arrest 30 People for Allegedly Having Exchanged Stolen Cryptos From the 2018 Coincheck Hack

Japanese Police Arrest 30 People for Allegedly Having Exchanged Stolen Cryptos From the 2018 Coincheck HackJapanese police charged 30 people for their alleged involvement in illegal transactions linked to the well-known $530 million Coincheck hack in 2018. Tokyo authorities traced all individuals’ transactions to different places across the nation. Illicit Transactions Are Estimated to Have Totaled Over $96 Million Initially, Nikkei reported that the suspects were either arrested or their […]

Premium on Grayscale’s GBTC Drops as Reports of New Trusts Emerge: Chinese Crypto Community Unhappy

Premium on Grayscale's GBTC Drops as Reports of New Trusts Emerge: Chinese Crypto Community UnhappyFollowing the recent bitcoin price pullback, the latest Skew data now indicates that the premium rate on Grayscale’s GBTC is under 10%. The lower rate comes just weeks after the premium peaked at 41% towards the end of December. The GBTC premium is a measure of the extent of differences in the value between the […]

Montana County to Hold Public Hearings on Zoning Rules for Crypto Miners Amid Growing Complaints

Montana County to Hold Public Hearings on Zoning Rules for Crypto Miners Amid Growing Neighbors ComplaintsAnother U.S. county is facing troubles related to crypto mining activities within its territory. This time, the second-largest county in Montana is the protagonist of the story, who will look forward to revisiting local zoning for mining operators. Authorities to Decide on Making Current Rules Permanent According to KPAX, Missoula County authorities seek to hold […]

Privacy-Centric Cryptocurrency Firo Suffers 51% Attack on Its Network

Privacy-Centric Cryptocurrency Firo Suffers 51% Attack on Its NetworkThe proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrency Firo announced that its protocol came under a 51% attack, notifying its holders to stop transactions. Formerly known as Zcoin, the privacy coin was reportedly subject of a blockchain reorganization attack. Firo Team Clarified the Attack Cannot Be Attributed to a ‘Coding Error’ According to a series of tweets published by […]

Vaneck Files for Crypto ETF That Gives Investors Exposure to Equity in Digital Asset Companies

The exchange-traded fund provider, Vaneck has filed for a Digital Asset ETF, which aims to hold equity in companies that generate revenue from cryptocurrency services. The latest ETF filing is different from the fund Vaneck applied for in mid-December, as it aims to bring investors exposure to the cryptocurrency industry. Last December, the asset manager, […]